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Mohamed Toorani is a Partner and Head of the Bahrain office of DLA Piper. As a Bahraini national, his bilingual skills, innate understanding of the culture, and invaluable international and legal experience on corporate and finance matters, bring high value to the team.

Mohamed is experienced in the Corporate and Finance practice and came to DLA Piper after working in situ at Mashreqbank psc, Dubai for a number of years. Mohamed has over 14 years of legal experience and advises on a broad range of corporate and finance matters, including general corporate, corporate governance, company formation, share and asset transfers, financial technology (FinTech), funds (ranging from mutual funds to hedge funds or PIUs), liquidations, drafting and reviewing of conventional banking facility documentation, securitization, joint ventures, special purpose vehicles, trademarks, licenses, intellectual property, employment, real estate, insurance, investments under Bahrain, UAE, and UK law.

Mohamed is admitted at the Bahrain Cassation Courts (Supreme Courts) and a Private Notary (English) appointed by His Excellency Sheikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa, Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs in Bahrain.

Mohamed is also the first and only Bahraini national to head an international firm in Bahrain.

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Dispute Resolution: Foreign - Bahrain
2
Band 2

Mohamed Toorani heads DLA Piper's Bahrain office, representing clients in a wide range of disputes and transactional matters. His recent contentious work has included representing numerous financial institutions in connection with high-value asset recovery cases.
"Mohamed gave us a top-notch service." "Mohamed stands out for his clear communication and quick turnaround times."


Corporate & Finance: Foreign - Bahrain
3
Band 3

Head of the firm's Bahrain office Mohamed Toorani continues to grow his practice, working frequently with major banks and financial institutions on joint ventures and financings.
"He is flexible and caters to our needs - he responds quickly and has a wealth of knowledge."

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